Red Stem Wattle

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: rubida
Main Flower Colour: Yellow


A medium sized shrub with dull green phyllodes that produce sufficient nectar from the nectary glands to be attractive to birds and insects. Stems are a distinctive red colour hence the common name of red-stem wattle. There are usually a few true (pinnate) leaves to be found on mature shrubs.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.


The main flower colour is yellow.

References 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 02 Sep 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

South Eastern Highlands (SEH), New England Tablelands (NET)

Region Specifics

NSW tablelands

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